Laois Sport

Laois GAA step in and cancel games from tonight

By Denis J. Croke LAOIS GAA took the pre-emptive step to cancel tonight’s championship game’s in response to the Government’s decision to impose a lockdown from midnight. Speaking on RTE’s news Laois GAA Chairman Peter O’Neill said decision was taking...

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Senior football championship kicks off tonight

By Denis J. Croke THIS year’s senior championship kicks off tonight with the meeting of Ballyroan Abbey and St Joseph’s....

Thursday, 06/08/20 - 5:45pm Read More

Mixed weekend for Laois Cricket Club

By Denis J. Croke Laois Cricket Club’s first team travelled to Merrion last Sunday. It was a very tight low...

Wednesday, 05/08/20 - 1:09pm Read More

Huge response to Laois GAA’s live streaming service

By Denis J. Croke ALMOST 2,000 people logged on last weekend for the first of the live streaming of games,...

Wednesday, 05/08/20 - 12:25pm Read More

This week’s front page of our sports section

Monday, 03/08/20 - 8:58pm Read More

Laois club player tests positive for Coronavirus

By Denis J. Croke IT has emerged that an adult Laois club hurler has tested positive for Coronavirus. The player...

Monday, 03/08/20 - 6:21pm Read More

The championship is back

Be sure to purchase today’s edition of the Laois Nationalist. The hurling championships are back and with all the reports...

Monday, 03/08/20 - 4:52pm Read More

Ballinakill and Rosenallis share honours; Abbeyleix stun Castletown

By Denis J. Croke THE third of this year’s senior hurling championships followed the trend of the first two with...

Sunday, 02/08/20 - 8:32am Read More

Picky rescues Clough/Ballacolla with late strike

By Denis J. Croke A late Stephen ‘Picky’ Maher free denied reigning champions Rathdowney/Errill a winning start to this year’s...

Saturday, 01/08/20 - 8:17am Read More

Injury time goal get Borris/Kilcotton off to a winning start

By Denis J. Croke At long last, competitive GAA action returned to MW Hire O’Moore Park on Wednesday evening when...

Friday, 31/07/20 - 8:46am Read More

National Sport

Bohemians apologise for Danny Mandroiu team news error

Bohemians have issued an apology to Danny Mandroiu after they mistakenly said he was unavailable for Friday night’s clash with Dundalk because he was ‘gargled’. The unusual reason for Mandroiu’s absence appeared in Bohemians’ team news prior to the League...

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Paul McGrath inducted into Irish soccer’s Hall of Fame

Paul McGrath has been inducted into Irish football’s Hall of Fame, the FAI have announced.The 83-times capped McGrath played for...

Saturday, 08/08/20 - 12:40pm Read More

Li leads the way as mistakes prove costly for Rory McIlroy and Shane Lowry

There were plenty of low numbers to be had once again TPC Harding Park on Friday, but it was one...

Saturday, 08/08/20 - 10:10am Read More

GPA propose shortening inter-county season by 17 weeks for July finish

The Gaelic Players Association (GPA) are proposing that the GAA contract the combined inter-county season and pre-season by up to...

Friday, 07/08/20 - 6:10pm Read More

Women’s National League ready to get back to business

Last year’s winners Peamount United will face Treaty United at 6.30pm on Saturday in PRL Park. The 10th season of...

Friday, 07/08/20 - 1:30pm Read More

Lowry recovers on the back nine to finish 2 under after US PGA first round

Shane Lowry is five behind the leaders after a first round of 68. Shane Lowry is tied for 20th after...

Friday, 07/08/20 - 10:50am Read More

Sport Columnists

RUGBY – Portlaoise signal intention in season opener

Portlaoise 26 Thurles 22 PORTLAOISE signalled their intention to rebuild their side into a force to be reckoned with at Togher on Sunday last. Captain Rosie Palmer led her team into the first competitive match of the season with trepidation...

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Ruanbeg rescued

WRITE a book on any subject and that topic becomes part of the author’s mental make-up both before and long...

Tuesday, 11/09/12 - 3:20pm Read More